Events and meetings

December 2009

  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    This year's theme for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - "Making the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Inclusive: Empowerment of persons with disabilities and their communities around the world" - supports the message of challenging exclusion. It aims to highlight the need to continue to work for the mainstreaming of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development if the MDGs of reducing poverty are to be achieved.

November 2009

  1. Panel Discussion on People with Disabilities in Times of Economic Crisis

    ILO's Employment Sector's Disability Team organized a panel presentation followed by a discussion. The aim of the event was to examine how the current economic downturn is affecting women and men with disabilities and to advocate that they be included in measures to tackle the crisis.

April 2009

  1. Implementing the right of people with disabilities to vocational training

June 2008

  1. Sub-regional Meeting "Disability Legislation: Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities in Asia"

May 2007

  1. Workshop 2007 : Apprenticeship in the informal economy in Africa